Master bedroom update {Come and take a peek at the progress!}

Although the bedroom isn’t finished yet, I wanted to update you on how it is progressing! One of the biggest changes so far is the bedside tables. I’ve been on the lookout for a new set of tables for around a year now. Size was the biggest issue, we only had around 45 cm either… Continue reading Master bedroom update {Come and take a peek at the progress!}

Downstairs WC reveal {It really is quite a transformation!}

I’m so excited to share today’s post! After the downstairs WC was updated with paint and wallpaper over  the Easter holidays, the room now feels energised; so much brighter, airier and overall just a really lovely space. After sharing with you my colour crush for chartreuse {catch up on that post here} I decided to inject… Continue reading Downstairs WC reveal {It really is quite a transformation!}

My current colour crush – chartreuse {and ideas on how to use it in your home}

Chartreuse (or golden lime as I like to call it) is one of those colors that refuses to be categorised. Is it yellow? Is it green? I think that’s what makes it such an interesting and alluring colour. It can be bold, loud and if over-used, it can create a sort of ‘nuclear glow’ which is… Continue reading My current colour crush – chartreuse {and ideas on how to use it in your home}

My favourite interior retailers – Part 1 {That January pay cheque can’t come quick enough!}

Happy New Year everyone! Didn’t Christmas just fly by!? It seems like a distant memory now and going back to work this week was so hard and I don’t know about you, but my bank balance has seen better days so as much as I enjoyed two weeks of relaxing and eating mince pies at three in the… Continue reading My favourite interior retailers – Part 1 {That January pay cheque can’t come quick enough!}

Pretty & affordable shelf additions {Some of which are from my recent travels!}

Well hello there! It’s certainly been a while and I just don’t know where to start! Our trip to Australia was amazing. It was so lovely to spend quality time with my family who live out there and generally soak up the sheer beauty of the country. I very much enjoyed mooching around the Australian homeware shops. The… Continue reading Pretty & affordable shelf additions {Some of which are from my recent travels!}

Dining chair fabric reveal {Big & bold florals are the winner!}

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will have seen my latest snap, summing up a fabric quandary which I had last week (there are worse problems to have I know!) The next project on my ‘hit list’ are the dining room chairs as I’ve wanted to paint and reupholster them for a while… Continue reading Dining chair fabric reveal {Big & bold florals are the winner!}

Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home {Part 5 – kerb appeal}

Welcome to the final part of ‘Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home.’ Technically this time it’s all about the outside of your home and today I’ll be sharing with you some simple ideas to maximise kerb appeal and create an eye-catching exterior on any budget. When I’m out and about, going to work or the… Continue reading Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home {Part 5 – kerb appeal}

The £10 bedroom refresh {because everybody loves a bargain}

I love it when I find catalogues and magazines on the doormat rather than bills and bank statements, so when the new SS2016 NEXT catalogue came through the door, I enjoyed having a flick through with a cuppa. Next Home always have a great range of affordable and tasteful home accessories, often in perfectly matching ranges… Continue reading The £10 bedroom refresh {because everybody loves a bargain}

Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home {Part 2 – Ideas to spruce up your hallway}

So, this week sees the second part of ‘Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home’ and this time, it’s all about the hallway! Your hall is the first thing you and your guests see as they come through the front door – so it’s important that it makes a good impression and brings a smile to your face.… Continue reading Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home {Part 2 – Ideas to spruce up your hallway}